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Operating Systems AIX Print queue problems Post 302582098 by charding on Thursday 15th of December 2011 01:26:33 AM
Old 12-15-2011
Print queue problems

I am using AIX 5.
Just swapped over an HP printer.
The old printer was on a JetDirect box. The new printer connects directly to the network. Using the same IP address to print to, so the only alteration I made was to edit the etc/qconfig file to alter the port setting from 9103 to 9100. I can print to the new printer. I can see the pages coming out. However, the jobs don't clear from the print queue. They are either showing as running or queued.
 
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lpq(1)								    Apple Inc.								    lpq(1)

NAME
lpq - show printer queue status SYNOPSIS
lpq [ -E ] [ -U username ] [ -h server[:port] ] [ -P destination[/instance] ] [ -a ] [ -l ] [ +interval ] DESCRIPTION
lpq shows the current print queue status on the named printer. Jobs queued on the default destination will be shown if no printer or class is specified on the command-line. The +interval option allows you to continuously report the jobs in the queue until the queue is empty; the list of jobs is shown once every interval seconds. OPTIONS
lpq supports the following options: -E Forces encryption when connecting to the server. -P destination[/instance] Specifies an alternate printer or class name. -U username Specifies an alternate username. -a Reports jobs on all printers. -h server[:port] Specifies an alternate server. -l Requests a more verbose (long) reporting format. SEE ALSO
cancel(1), lp(1), lpr(1), lprm(1), lpstat(1), http://localhost:631/help COPYRIGHT
Copyright 2007-2013 by Apple Inc. 16 June 2008 CUPS lpq(1)

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